Board of Trustees and Staff

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R. Lee Laechelt, RF

Chairman of Trust
Trustee since 1992
Executive Vice President,

Alabama Forest Owner’s Association

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Melisa V. Love, RF

Vice Chair of Trust

Trustee since 1995

President, Forestry Consultants, Inc.

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Larkin Wade, RF

Trustee

Trustee since 1992

Professor Emeritus,

School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University

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Mark D. Smith, Ph.D.

Secretary and Treasurer

Associate Professor

School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University

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Timothy Albritton, RF

Adviser of Trust

Adviser of Trust since 2003

State Staff Forester

USDA-NRCS

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S. Wayne Ford, RF

Trustee

Trustee since 2010

Retired Tuscaloosa Co. Extension System Coordinator

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Mitch Coffee, RF

Trustee 

Resource Management Service, LLC

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Frank M. Stewart, III, RF

BMT Contract Administrator
Principal, Washington Resource